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Definitions of descendant

  1. One who descends, as offspring, however remotely; - correlative to ancestor or ascendant. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. One who is descended from a special ancestor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Offspring of an ancestor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. One who descends, as his offspring from an ancestor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Descendent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Coming down; coming from a source. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for descendant

  1. I am a descendant – Peter and Wendy by James Matthew Barrie
  2. " I understand it now, my dear marquis," said he; " you have met the descendant of some illustrious but impoverished family." – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
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